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Posts on ‘November 1st, 2017’

McRaven not running for Governor

In case you were wondering. Count out University of Texas Chancellor William McRaven as a potential challenger to Gov. Greg Abbott in 2018. The retired Navy admiral said Monday in a statement that he has “no interest in running for governor or any other public office” after some speculation in Texas and nationally over his […]

Rep. Jeb Hensarling to retire

We’re up to three. The powerful chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, U.S. Rep. Jeb Hensarling, a Dallas Republican, announced his retirement from Congress on Tuesday afternoon. He is currently serving his eighth term in the House. “Today I am announcing that I will not seek reelection to the US Congress in 2018,” Hensarling […]

2017 EV daily report: Day 8, and one more look at a way to guess turnout

Here are the numbers through Monday. Now that we are in the second week of early voting, when the hours each day are 7 to 7, these reports arrive in my inbox later in the evening. Here are the daily totals from previous years: 2015 2013 2011 2009 2007 And here’s a select comparison: Year […]